PM holds discussion with apparel sector; speaks of getting GSP plus concession in the future

PM holds discussion with apparel sector; speaks of getting GSP plus concession in the future

PM holds discussion with apparel sector; speaks of getting GSP plus concession in the future

Written by Staff Writer

11 Aug, 2015 | 10:03 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe held a special discussion with persons attached to the apparel sector. During the discussion which was held at Temple Trees, the Prime Minister said that he expects to bring back GSP Plus concessions in the future.

UNP Colombo District Candidate Dr. Harsha de Silva says that the factories which were shutdown will get an opportunity to reopen, and this will help  to get better wages than current salaries.

He also said:

‘The Prime Minister asked one thing of all garment manufacturers. He said, I will take GSP Plus again. But on one condition. They agreed in one voice. They agreed to increase the wages of their employees once the GSP Plus concessions are obtained. They agreed to it …”

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